Eurovision-2017: SBU banned Samoilova entry to Ukraine

SBU banned Samoilova entry to Ukraine. Photo:

Podtverdila SBU has banned entry to Ukraine to the Russian contestant of Eurovision-2017.

It is reported

“The security service took the decision to ban entry to Ukraine for three years, the Russian contestant Yulia Samoilova. She was supposed to represent the country at Eurovision-2017 in Kiev. Samoilov illegally visited the annexed Crimea in 2015”, – said the speaker of the SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya.

“I am convinced that Russia has already prepared the scenario of an information attack in case the SBU will decide to ban Samoilova entry. Will do anything to harm the image of Ukraine”, – commented the decision the head of the SBU Oleksandr Tkachuk.

Russia has chosen for the Eurovision song contest-2017 27-year-old Yulia Samoylova. From childhood, she moves in a wheelchair. Had to perform the song Flame Is Burning.